Category: Clinics

A law student and a computer science student walk into a bar…

… and end up writing a joint paper discussing some of the most pressing cybersecurity issues facing our nation? Substitute “bar” for “classroom” and you’ve essentially got a glimpse into one of my classes this semester! I’ve had the opportunity to take a very un-traditional law class. It’s called National Security and Technology, and it’s […]

3 Favorite Classes

BU Law is a top-ranked law school. It is also one of the highest ranking law schools for best professors. Princeton Review’s most recent ranking puts us at #3. It’s truly one of the aspects of the school I am most thankful for. My professors are not only brilliant and outstanding in their field, they […]

It’s All in the Title

During my 1L year, my student mentor gave me the sound advice to sign up for Professor Kealy’s Legislative Drafting Clinic if I wanted to get some exposure to the “sausage-making” of legislation (Hint: it’s nothing like sausage-making). I signed up the first opportunity I could, which was this past semester. It’s a wonderful clinic. Not […]

Journeys To The Other Washington

The winding down of Thanksgiving weekend means only one thing to law students: the mad-dash to outline, the deciphering of jargon in notebook margins, the sharp uptick in caffeination. This is finals pre-gaming at its finest. But we’re not there just yet. Rather than hurl forward into the inevitable abyss, I will linger here and […]

Friday I’m in Love (with my clinic)

Like most folks, I love Fridays. My reverence for this day, however, does not merely stem from its proximity to the weekend. Rather, I love Fridays because they entail a visit to the Massachusetts State House. Remarkably, these weekly visits actually count as schoolwork! Having come to law school with a background in community organizing, […]